The Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce & Tourism held a ribbon-cutting celebration for the grand re-opening of The Flower Center at 431 E. Ridgeway St. in Clifton Forge on Aug. 16.
Erin Huffman, owner and designer, was on hand to cut the ribbon for her family run business which was established in 1956.
Huffman noted in a prepared statement, “We offer Tuxedo and suit rentals, and sales, and have achieved an ‘Elite’ status with our company consistently for the last seven years.”
Executive Director Teresa Hammond of the Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Tourism presided over the celebration.
Mayor Tom Sibold of the City of Covington, Mayor Jeff Irvine of the Town of Clifton Forge and Terri McClung of the Alleghany Highlands Economic Development Corporation welcomed Huffman to her new location as did Kathleen All, president-elect of the Chamber.
Huffman has more than 20 years of experience in the industry, and she concluded the ceremony by welcoming her guests and thanking the Chamber for conducting the ribbon-cutting celebration.
The Flower Center carries a wide assortment of signs and other wall art from The Harvest Widow that is located in Stuarts Draft.
The business provides fresh flower bouquets of all types, silk flower arrangements, plants, snack baskets and sundry gift items. The Flower Center also provides a delivery service and offers various forms of payments such as check, cash, credit card, debit card, Venmo, Zelle and Paypal.